Pend d'Oreille

Pend d'O·​reille | \ ¦pändə¦rā \
plural Pend d'Oreille or Pend d'Oreilles or Pends d'Oreille\ -​ā(z) \

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History and Etymology for Pend d'Oreille

modification of French pendant d'oreille earring; probably from the fact that members of the tribe used to wear large shell earrings

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“Pend d'Oreille.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc.,'Oreille. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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